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Joey Barton jokes about taking Fleetwood on the road after latest home draw

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2018 by PA6 hits

Joey Barton is contemplating asking to play on the road every week afte rhis Fleetwood side were frustrated at home to Accrington.Cian Bolger sent Town on the way with a 38th minute header but Sean McConville levelled in the 70th minute to earn the visitors a 1-1 draw in Sky Bet League One.Despite a seven-match unbeaten run, Fleetwood boss Barton has seen his side win at home just once in four l...Full Story »

Joey Barton believes Fleetwood were better team in Sunderland stalemate

Posted Sunday, September 09, 2018 by PA8 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton felt that his team were the better side after holding Sunderland to a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light.The former Newcastle midfielder received some stick from the Black Cats fans throughout the encounter, but he was left satisfied with the outcome.Fleetwood, who took the lead when Paddy Madden headed in the opener in the ninth minute, remain in a play-off spot after s...Full Story »

Joey Barton praises Fleetwood character after win over Bradford

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA13 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton was proud of the way his 10 men handled adversity to clinch his first win on home soil.Ched Evans and Ashley Hunter scored either side of Eoin Doyle’s penalty for Bradford, with Wes Burns sent off before the break.Burns saw red for a dangerous challenge on Adam Chicksen  shortly before half-time, but Barton refused to be drawn into criticism of referee ...Full Story »

Joey Barton claims first home win as Fleetwood manager as Bradford beaten

Posted Sunday, September 02, 2018 by PA13 hits

Joey Barton tasted victory at Highbury for the first time as his 10-man Fleetwood side beat Bradford 2-1 in a controversial affair on the Fylde Coast.Referee Andy Haines had a busy first half, chalking off a Ched Evans effort for handball after just two minutes.Evans soon got himself on the scoresheet, bundling home an Ashley Hunter cross from close range in the 12th minute.Haines found himself ...Full Story »

Fleetwood’s rout of Scunthorpe delights Joey Barton

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2018 by PA21 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton praised his side’s character after they cruised to a 5-0 victory at Scunthorpe.The Cod Army came into the game on the back of conceding a frustrating stoppage-time equaliser at home to Rochdale on Saturday, but braces for Ched Evans and Wes Burns and a fine second-half strike from Ashley Hunter meant they responded with the club’s biggest-ever Football Leag...Full Story »

Henderson strikes at the death to deny Barton his first home win

Posted Sunday, August 19, 2018 by PA6 hits

Rochdale striker Ian Henderson’s last-gasp leveller denied Joey Barton a first home victory as Fleetwood boss.Barton was on course to secure his first win at Highbury since taking over, but Henderson popped up in the fifth minute of stoppage time to thwart Town.Things had started well for Barton as Paddy Madden scored his second of the season in the 26th minute, pouncing on a whirling Ash ...Full Story »

Joey Barton hails Fleetwood’s strength in depth after Carabao Cup win at Crewe

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by PA22 hits

Joey Barton was delighted to see the depth in his squad as his much-changed Fleetwood side progressed via a penalty shoot-out in their Carabao Cup clash at Crewe.Alex Cairns saved Perry Ng’s kick before Cod Army substitute Ashley Hunter sent Crewe’s Dave Richards the wrong way to clinch a 4-3 shoot-out win after the first-round tie had finished 1-1.Barton gave his fringe players the ...Full Story »

Joey Barton revels in first Fleetwood victory

Posted Sunday, August 12, 2018 by PA18 hits

Fleetwood boss Joey Barton hailed his side’s attacking display after registering his first win as a manager with a 2-0 win at Oxford.Ched Evans fired the Cod Army in front after 34 minutes and Paddy Madden sealed victory by converting a late penalty after fellow substitute Wes Grant was brought down by goalkeeper Scott Shearer.After a 1-0 home defeat by AFC Wimbledon on the opening day, it...Full Story »

Joey Barton records first win as Fleetwood boss at Oxford

Posted Sunday, August 12, 2018 by PA5 hits

Joey Barton celebrated his first victory as a manager after Fleetwood saw off Oxford in a 2-0 win at the Kassam Stadium.Ched Evans fired them ahead in the 34th minute with a simple eight-yard finish to Kyle Dempsey’s cross from the right.Paddy Madden wrapped up the points after converting an 89th-minute penalty after stand-in keeper Scott Shearer brought down Wes Burns.The Cod Army continu...Full Story »

Joey Barton wants Fleetwood to learn from AFC Wimbledon defeat

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2018 by PA25 hits

Joey Barton was philosophical after his first League One match as Fleetwood boss ended in a 1-0 defeat to AFC Wimbledon.Joe Pigott’s 60th-minute close-range effort was the difference at Highbury as 35-year-old Barton manned his first game in the dugout.But the new boss was left cursing Lady Luck as Town started the new season with a defeat.Barton’s mantra is ‘you win or you lea...Full Story »

Joey Barton starts life at Fleetwood with home defeat

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2018 by PA34 hits

Joe Pigott brought Joey Barton back down to earth as his goal saw AFC Wimbledon beat Fleetwood 1-0.The pre-match build-up was all about former England midfielder Barton, taking charge of his first game, but the Dons stole the headlines at Highbury courtesy of Pigott’s 60th-minute goal. Kwesi Appiah and Pigott were both guilty of wasting clear-cut chances in the first half for the Dons with...Full Story »

Dumbarton start League One campaign on front foot after Cup mis-steps

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2018 by PA7 hits

Dumbarton’s bid for an immediate return to the Ladbrokes Championship began on the right foot as they saw off East Fife 2-0 in their League One opener on Saturday.The Sons, relegated from the second tier after losing the play-off final, came into the match on the back of heavy Betfred Cup defeats to Kilmarnock and St Mirren but they found league action much more to their liking.Captain And...Full Story »

Joey Barton starts his Fleetwood reign against AFC Wimbledon

Posted Thursday, August 02, 2018 by PA26 hits

Joey Barton begins his managerial career in earnest on Saturday as Fleetwood take on AFC Wimbledon.The former Newcastle and Manchester City midfielder has brought the national spotlight onto Highbury, but the signs are positive after seven victories from seven matches in pre-season.Barton has been busy in the transfer market and his major headache will be deciding which 11 players to field.Among...Full Story »

Alloa earn promotion in extra-time after last-gasp leveller at Dumbarton

Posted Monday, May 14, 2018 by PA25 hits

Alloa claimed promotion to the Scottish Championship in dramatic fashion as a 2-0 win after extra-time secured a 3-2 aggregate victory against Dumbarton.Trailing 1-0 from Wednesday’s first leg, Alloa grabbed the leveller on aggregate in the third minute of added time when Ross Stewart fired home.And the Wasps sealed promotion with a superb strike from Jordan Kirkpatrick five minutes into e...Full Story »

Dumbarton win play-off first leg against Alloa

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 by PA44 hits

Dumbarton are just 90 minutes away from retaining their place in the second tier after a 1-0 win at Alloa in the Championship play-off final first leg.It took the Pars just six minutes to go ahead when Stuart Carswell rifled home from 25 yards after picking up a pass from Danny Handling.The Wasps come close to hauling themselves level moments later but Jordan Kirkpatrick saw his effort come back...Full Story »

Dumbarton to meet Alloa in play-off final

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA31 hits

Dumbarton will take on Alloa to retain their place in the Scottish Championship after a 1-1 draw at home to Arbroath secured a 3-2 aggregate victory in their play-off semi-final.Craig Barr scored a stoppage-time winner to earn Dumbarton a 2-1 first-leg win in midweek and they made a perfect start on home soil.Tom Walsh floated in a ninth-minute corner that Dougie Hill powered home with a header ...Full Story »

Alloa end Raith’s promotion hopes to set up final clash with Dumbarton

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA26 hits

Alloa booked their place in the Scottish Championship play-off final as they completed their dismantling of Raith’s promotion ambitions with a 2-1 second-leg victory.After earning a goalless draw that denied Raith the title and automatic promotion in the final league game, the Wasps won 2-0 in the first leg of their semi-final to inflict more misery on Rovers. Alloa, who finished 15 points...Full Story »

Craig Barr leaves it late to boost Dumbarton to victory

Posted Thursday, May 03, 2018 by PA39 hits

Craig Barr scored a stoppage-time winner to boost Dumbarton’s chances of retaining their Ladbrokes Championship place in a 2-1 play-off semi-final first-leg victory at Arbroath.The Sons has lost their last five league games to finish well adrift in ninth place, but Calum Gallagher gave them the lead after 55 minutes when he headed in Tom Walsh’s ball back across the box.Bobby Linn eq...Full Story »

Dunfermline down 10-man Dumbarton to seal play-off place

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA35 hits

Kallum Higginbotham scored twice as Dunfermline secured a place in the Ladbrokes Premiership play-off quarter-final with a 4-0 win against 10-man Dumbarton.Craig Barr received a red card after just nine minutes for clattering into Dunfermline’s Andy Ryan and the hosts made them pay with three first-half goals.Higginbotham volleyed home Fraser Aird’s cross in the 18th minute before do...Full Story »

Falkirk fire five past Dumbarton

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA17 hits

A dominant Falkirk fired five goals past relegation play-off side Dumbarton in a comfortable 5-2 victory at the Bet Butler Stadium on Saturday afternoon.The visitors had the better of the opening exchanges and their efforts paid off after 19 minutes as they took the lead thanks to Alex Jakubiak’s close-range finish – his seventh goal since joining on loan in January.The Sons struck b...Full Story »

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